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ECS Case Studies Winter 2015 By Alison Kwok
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Case studies of building performance conducted by University of Oregon Environmental Control Systems 1 teams as a 5-week project. Case studies are conducted of campus and local buildings on topics... More > related to energy use, thermal comfort, solar performance, shading, indoor air quality, passive and active strategies, materials, and heat transfer. Work is presented as a poster and a technical paper. Each project goes through a rigorous technical, peer-review, after which several projects are selected for the Case Study Hall of Fame.< Less
The Green Innovator By Christopher Kennedy
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A NEW WAY OF SEEING THE WORLD. The Green Innovator™ a high school program and green jobs curriculum explores the process of innovation through sustainable design and manufacturing. The Green... More > Innovator™ helps teachers facilitate a new dialogue with students. This resource provides students with unique tools and strategies for thinking critically about innovative solutions to the environmental challenges that face their local communities and the world. It facilitates applied learning by introducing students to the concept of systems thinking; considering the relationships and connections between what we design and use every day and the impact this use has on our shared home, Earth. Support for teachers is ongoing. Semester Long Modules, Web Resources, Power Point & Video, Hands-on Activities. Look for INDIVIDUAL MODULES in The Green Innovator™ Series - Design for the Environment; Sustainable Mobility; Sustainable Community Planning; Green Product Design< Less
The Green Innovator - Sustainable Community Planning By Christopher Kennedy
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A NEW WAY OF SEEING THE WORLD. The Green Innovator™ -Sustainable Community Planning is a primer on green building, and urban design techniques with a sustainable focus. The Green... More > Innovator™ high school program/curriculum explores the process of innovation through sustainable design and manufacturing. It helps teachers facilitate a new dialogue with students. It provides students with unique tools and strategies for thinking critically about innovative solutions to the environmental challenges that face their local communities and the world. It facilitates applied learning by introducing students to the concept of systems thinking; considering the relationships and connections between what we design and use every day and the impact this use has on our shared home, Earth. Support for teachers is ongoing. OTHER MODULES: Design for the Environment, Sustainable Mobility, Green Product Design, as well as the entire series in one book The Green Innovator™ - Design for Sustainability.< Less
The Green Innovator™ - Green Product Design By Christopher Kennedy
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A NEW WAY OF SEEING THE WORLD. The Green Innovator™ -Green Product Design explores design processes that integrate ecological issues.. The Green Innovator™ high school program and green... More > jobs curriculum explores the process of innovation through sustainable design and manufacturing. It helps teachers facilitate a new dialogue with students. It provides students with unique tools and strategies for thinking critically about innovative solutions to the environmental challenges that face their local communities and the world. It facilitates applied learning by introducing students to the concept of systems thinking; considering the relationships and connections between what we design and use every day and the impact this use has on our shared home, Earth. Support for teachers is ongoing. OTHER MODULES AVAILABLE: Design for the Environment, Sustainable Mobility, Sustainable Community Planning, as well as the ENTIRE SERIES in one book The Green Innovator™ - Design for Sustainability.< Less
Case Study Winter 2016 By Alison Kwok
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Case studies of building performance are conducted by student teams in the University of Oregon Environmental Control Systems class as a 5-week project. Campus and local buildings are selected with... More > topics of interest related to energy use, thermal comfort, solar performance, shading, indoor air quality, passive and active strategies, materials, and heat transfer. Work is presented as a poster and a technical paper. Each project goes through a rigorous technical, peer-review, after which several projects are selected for the Case Study Hall of Fame.< Less
FOOD | Etna EcoDistrict By evolve environment::architecture
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Ecodistricts focus on both the hardware or physical systems of places, as well as the software of social and cultural resiliency. The Etna EcoDistrict, along with its Triboro Ecodistrict partners in... More > Millvale and Sharpsburg, is focused on six key areas of planning and strategic action: water, mobility, air, energy, food, and equity. Etna’s Food Vision Etna is a food-secure community with opportunities to grow, buy, share, and eat food locally.< Less
Blackout By George Loehr
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New York City is threatened once again. In the midst of a local blackout, anomalies are found in two supposedly invulnerable computer systems. Is it merely a glitch? Or is it the work of... More > terrorists planning a larger-scale blackout? Paul Benson, former Director of the Northeast Regional Transmission Organization, has been brought out of retirement to assist in the investigation. Working with Julie Esposito, a fellow engineer at NERTO, and his friend and mentor, Lew Walker, Benson discovers more than anyone bargained for. The three soon find themselves drawn into a complex web of malice, conspiracy and sabotage as they start making the connections between corrupt energy executives, organized crime, a disgruntled employee and a mysterious but powerful political figure.< Less
Blackout By George Loehr
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New York City is threatened once again. In the midst of a local blackout, anomalies are found in two supposedly invulnerable computer systems. Is it merely a glitch? Or is it the work of... More > terrorists planning a larger-scale blackout? Paul Benson, former Director of the Northeast Regional Transmission Organization, has been brought out of retirement to assist in the investigation. Working with Julie Esposito, a fellow engineer at NERTO, and his friend and mentor, Lew Walker, Benson discovers more than anyone bargained for. The three soon find themselves drawn into a complex web of malice, conspiracy and sabotage as they start making the connections between corrupt energy executives, organized crime, a disgruntled employee and a mysterious but powerful political figure.< Less
A Green Deal for the Manchester-Mersey Bioregion By Mark Burton
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We are living in unprecedented times. At least three linked crises are coming together to threaten not only our accustomed standard of living and financial security, but also the resource base of... More > the late 20th century economy and way of life, and the capacity and integrity of the earth’s natural systems on which we all depend. This conjuncture of crises requires urgent and drastic action that completely restructures the way we organise to produce and distribute the things we need to have worthwhile lives This has to be done fairly and sustainably. The following outline sets out a programme of action for the Manchester-Mersey bioregion. It argues that it is the bioregional level that provides the viable basis for a sustainable economy that can deliver well being for all, despite drastically reducing energy use. But this means replacing a strategy of competition in a global economy with one based on the principle of trade subsidiarity (strategic localism) and production for need.< Less
A Green Deal for the Manchester-Mersey Bioregion By Mark Burton
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We are living in unprecedented times. At least three linked crises are coming together to threaten not only our accustomed standard of living and financial security, but also the resource base of... More > the late 20th century economy and way of life, and the capacity and integrity of the earth’s natural systems on which we all depend. This conjuncture of crises requires urgent and drastic action that completely restructures the way we organise to produce and distribute the things we need to have worthwhile lives This has to be done fairly and sustainably. The following outline sets out a programme of action for the Manchester-Mersey bioregion. It argues that it is the bioregional level that provides the viable basis for a sustainable economy that can deliver well being for all, despite drastically reducing energy use. But this means replacing a strategy of competition in a global economy with one based on the principle of trade subsidiarity (strategic localism) and production for need.< Less

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